Pipe Cleaner People and Pets

Pipe cleaner people and pets.


Students can create colorful sculptures or people and pets out of pipe cleaners (chenille stems).

What You Need:

  • flat sheet of styrofoam (optional)
  • pipe cleaners various lengths and widths
  • beads various sizes, hole sizes, colors (optional)
  • anything else with a hole in it such as straws, pasta (optional)

What You Do:

  1. Lay supplies out on table or workbench.
  2. Show the children that the pipe cleaners will stick in the styrofoam (if you have it).
  3. Demonstrate how to bend the pipe cleaners into people and pets.
  4. Kids can can slide beads, straws, pasta, etc. onto the pipe cleaners, or just use them without embellishments.

Image: HCH Library

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